Kavan delivers Zeman's letter|
Radio Prague, September 29th - Czech Foreign Minister Jan Kavan has delivered a letter from Czech Premier
Milos Zeman to the London Government.
The letter which was handed to British
Foreign Secretary Robin Cook on Monday was a reply to Tony Blair's letter
last week on the issue of Romanies seeking asylum in Britian. On Monday, the
Czech Foreign Minister said that in his letter, Milos Zeman has summarised
steps his government is taking to curb the flood of Romanies arriving in
Britain as well as outlining a number of proposals to improve Czech - Romany
Speaking in Bournemouth, Mr Kavan expressed hopes that London would not
impose a visa requrement on Czechs visiting Britian. According to Jan Kavan,
the issue of Romany migration concerns the whole of Europe and should be
dealt with froma wider perpective. He believes that the European Union
should provide the Czech Republic with money for integration and educational
schemes.While in Bournmouth, Jan Kavan took part in a panel discussion as
part of the Labour Party Conference on the expansion of the European Union.
In his speech, he stressed that the Union should set a date for enlargement.